Software Project Manager

Reporting to the Head of Software Execution and based in Sydney Olympic Park, the Software Project Manager is primarily responsible for successfully delivering the defined scope, timelines, budget and quality of assigned software projects.

May 30, 2018

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage any project issues, risks and assumptions through regular reporting

  • Solve any problems interfering with the project status

  • Responsible for liaising with customers regarding the delivery of contracted work and the agreement of any change requests and claim management

  • Ensure the quality processes are followed by the project team; leading by example

  • Ensure Software Strategy objectives are maintained and followed throughout the project lifecycle

  • Thrive to acquire Swisslog Product Suite knowledge

  • Participate in requirements gathering workshops with customer

  • Produce functional specifications

  • Assist in producing host interface specifications

  • Provide leadership, control and coordination of the Software Project team in terms of resources, performance management and information

  • Secure adequate resources for the project through forecasting, planning and scheduling with the team leaders and line managers

  • Successfully achieve project deliverables

  • Control costs to ensure projects are kept within budget, are delivered on time and quality is maintained

  • Produce and maintain sufficient project documentation

  • Ensure you understand the customer’s operational working practices to enable the team to improve the ability to influence, design and implement the project plan

  • Hold regular progress reviews and checkpoint meetings to ensure that progress and information is communicated to all relevant staff

  • Local and overseas travel about 30-40% (this will flex up and down during projects) 

What you will bring to the role

  • A software engineering degree

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project or another project planning tool

  • Good knowledge of Agile project management methodology

  • Good IT experience in the environments/technologies used by Swisslog software products (e.g. Oracle, Java)

  • Experience in a similar engineering environment (preferably in the field of Warehouse Management Systems, supply chain or logistics/intralogistics)

  • Proven track record as Software Project manager, managing supply chain (specifically Warehouse Management System implementation)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a wide range of technical and project management related tasks working with an experienced team of professional engineers and project managers

  • Proven experience managing successful projects (in terms of scope, budget, schedule, quality and warranty)

  • Hosted of participated in functional workshops with stakeholders (i.e. customers, vendors, 3rd parties)

  • Strong product know-how in Warehouse Management Systems 

What’s in it for you?

We offer our staff a competitive salary, an individual training and development plan, the opportunity to work in a growing international company and access to our exclusive Employee Benefits program. Swisslog is a company that truly values its people and if you are a talented Software Project Manager looking for a new exciting challenge in 2018, then this is an opportunity made for you!


If you are interested in the above position, please send an updated resume and a letter of interest, addressing how you meet the required skills and attributes to For more information or a confidential discussion please contact the Swisslog ANZ HR Department on +61 2 9869 5900.

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